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RM-RN-462: Effect of prescribed burning on soil moisture and germination of southwestern ponderosa pine seed on basaltic soils


Haase, Sally M. 1986. Effect of prescribed burning on soil moisture and germination of southwestern ponderosa pine seed on basaltic soils. Res. Note RM-RN-462. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.

Prescribed burning created a more favorable seedbed by exposing mineral soli and increasing soli moisture, resulting In a twenty-fold increase In the number of seeds germinating on burned compared to unburned sites.

Keywords: Pinus ponderosa, natural regeneration, prescribed burning, site preparation


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Title: RM-RN-462: Effect of prescribed burning on soil moisture and germination of southwestern ponderosa pine seed on basaltic soils
Electronic Publish Date: December 12, 2013
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December 12, 2013

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